For more than 20 years, National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) has been on the front lines of making change happen, towards the betterment of lives of persons with disabilities.
NCPEDP aims to work with the Government, Industry, International Agencies, NGOs, DPOs, as well as, directly with people with disabilities including children and youth to holistically engage and influence policy and public opinion.
Working with a post-CRPD mandate, NCPEDP aims to review and synchronize national legislation to be in line with the United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Over the years, NCPEDP has pushed to move beyond the charity approach, and has strived to educate and create awareness on the social model of disability, through its 6 focus areas of
NCPEDP partners with disabled activists and experts across the country, through its National Disability Network (NDN) and The National Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (NCRPD), in order to achieve the goal of independence, integration, and civil rights for all people with disabilities. To achieve this goal, NCPEDP uses a “pitchfork” strategy of advocacy, including:
NCPEDP’s advocacy has a history of significant, path breaking achievements, which include: